Teaching the Whole Student
We teach practical tools to enhance learning, confidence, and success.
We teach the whole student, striving to understand and address the needs of each unique learner. While other tutoring companies try to fit your child into a generic student model, at Meyers Learning Center, your child is the model. Our customized approach leverages student strengths while targeting individual weaknesses in the creation of customized educational support.
Leah holds a Master of Arts degree in Teaching English as a Second Language from San Francisco State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish literature with a minor in French literature from Santa Clara University. She has nine years of experience teaching in a variety of subjects, including critical reading and writing, pronunciation, grammar, Spanish, and presentation skills to students of all ages. She has worked with students who have learning differences and uses a wide variety of techniques that address different learning modalities. Leah has had the opportunity to support students in time management, organization and learning skills throughout her years as an educator. She received an educator award at Foothill College, and her teaching was also featured in an article in the San Jose Mercury News. Leah has been published in Spanish and English and has won writing awards in English and French. In her spare time, Leah reads British history and knits her own clothes.
Grace holds a Master of Arts degree in Print Journalism from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of California, Los Angeles. She brings more than five years of experience teaching critical thinking skills and writing to middle and high school students, including many with ADD/ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders and emotional challenges. She has also taught time management skills as part of an overall school curriculum. Grace has tutored students at the UCLA Writing Center and was a teaching assistant at USC. She believes that teaching to one’s strengths and connecting learning to long-term goals are among the most important aspects of motivating students. Grace is a former journalist who loves reading political novels and short stories.
Practical - Students learn hands-on tools they can directly apply to their lives.
Collaborative - Students are active, engaged partners in the learning process.
Learning Differences - We teach effective, targeted strategies to students with learning differences.
Expert - Our professional tutors bring a passion for teaching and a commitment to supporting students on their paths to success.
Individualized - Instruction is tailored to each student's unique needs, strengths, and challenges.
Whole Student - We view and teach each learner in the context of his or her unqiueness and stage of development.
Strengths-Based - We focus on student strengths: building motivation, confidence, and self-efficacy on the foundation of abilities, not deficits.
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